Tender Touch [NOOK Book]


Lacy Butler is graced with the gift of healing. She can save
strangers--even those undeserving--yet fails to save her mother.
Rejecting her gift, God, and society, she's content to live alone high
above the mining town of Harperville. ...
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Tender Touch

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Lacy Butler is graced with the gift of healing. She can save
strangers--even those undeserving--yet fails to save her mother.
Rejecting her gift, God, and society, she's content to live alone high
above the mining town of Harperville. But her solitude is shattered
when Royce Darnell builds a water flume through the middle of her
mountain. To protect her sanctuary, Lacy sabotages his efforts. Little
does she expect Royce to track her through a blizzard and end up half
frozen to death on her doorstep. She can heal him, but why should she
when he threatens to steal her peace...and her heart?

With the livelihood of the miners and their families depending on his
project, Royce refuses to stop building, no matter how good the reason
or how lovely the masked saboteur turns out to be. Besides, he's
convinced God wants Lacy to use her gift for good and not to hole up in
her cabin like a reticent recluse afraid of human contact. But first,
she must learn to trust, and Lacy doesn't trust anyone, not Royce and
especially not God. Soon Royce finds himself in a battle to save the
two things he loves the most--Harperville and Lacy. Is his faith
strong enough to save them both?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149012930
  • Publisher: Pelican Ventures Book Group-White Rose Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/19/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Tanya Stowe has had an eclectic career in market research, arts education and event coordination. She has written for television, publicity firms, national publications, and even collaborated on a Christmas musical. Tanya has been married to her high school sweetheart for thirty-eight years. They have four children and eighteen grandchildren. Recently her husband retired from government work to take a new position. They live in the Middle East and have many adventures!
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  • Posted June 29, 2011

    Touched by the hand of God

    Tender Touch offers a sweet love story as well as a thought-provoking look at the impact a divine gift might cause in the life of an ordinary person. Lacy Butler's ability to heal feels like anything but a gift to the young girl, who uses every means at her disposal to pretend it doesn't exist.

    Royce Darnell's appearance in Lacy's reclusive world sets off a chain of events that will change the girl's life and capsize Royce's well-ordered, carefully planned existence. How can he make Lacy see God in her gift? How can he convince her the healing in her hands is, indeed, a gift-not a curse?

    There's not a single dull moment as Royce is caught up in desperate measures to save the mining town he loves, the people who live there.and the beautiful mountain girl who has captured his heart. When God reveals to him a solution to Harperville's impending demise, Royce knows he must obey God's gentle nudging, even though that obedience will almost certainly destroy any chance of a relationship with Lacy.

    Tanya Stowe has created an absolutely believable world peopled with amazing, true-to-life characters who seem almost capable of walking off the page and into a reader's life. She handles the existence of the spiritual gifts with bold faith, calm assurance, and a tender touch of her own. Lacy's struggle to accept her ability as a gift God expects her to give back to Him by using it His way will undoubtedly raise a number of questions in the minds of readers who might never before have considered the possibility of divine gifts being bestowed upon mere human beings.

    I loved this book, and can say in all honesty that it is one of the best I've read in the past year.and possibly longer. Stirring and thought-provoking, it also contains a sprinkle of humor and a dusting of fun. Truly inspired writing! I wholeheartedly recommend Tender Touch, and look forward to my next chance to enjoy the work of this talented author.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 29, 2012

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    A romance with a twist. Enjoyable!

    A romance with a twist. Enjoyable!

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    Posted November 5, 2011

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